The New York Jets cornerback has shown he can be one of the NFL’s top players at his position when he’s on the field, but various injuries and ailments have sidelined him for stretches throughout his career. The goal and the plan, like each and every year, is to stay healthy and stay on the football field for 16 games,” Claiborne said, “and give people the corner that the Jets are taking a chance on. After five injury-plagued seasons in Dallas, Claiborne is getting a fresh start after signing a $5 million, one-year deal with New York in March. —2013: 10 games played after a sprained knee in the preseason, dislocated left shoulder in the season opener and a hamstring injury. —2016: seven games played after a severe groin injury, then hurt his ribs in the playoffs. Claiborne has 151 tackles, four interceptions and 27 passes defensed in 47 career games over five seasons. If he can do that, he’ll likely be the Jets’ top cornerback and replace Darrelle Revis, who was cut after a rough season during which he was no longer the dominant player he once was. After Dallas used mostly zone coverage last season, Claiborne said New York has been running more of a press coverage scheme and that allows him to be more aggressive at the line of scrimmage.